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Old 07-02-2013, 09:49 AM
TThurston TThurston is offline
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Default Tailkit announcement

This sounds interesting...
Finishing -12 tail cone
-9A Empennage done, in storage
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Old 07-02-2013, 08:37 PM
3014RV 3014RV is offline
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Default More tales on the Tailkit

I flew the 14A prototype at the factory about two weeks ago. Of course I asked about both the empennage kit status and the taildragger. The prototype sported the new elevator, a result of trying to refine the pitch response, due to The Boss' dissatisfaction with same. The elevator now has a "fat" trailing edge, about 3/8" thick. The other delaying factor was upon doing the static testing, it was found that the tail structure needed additional beefing up to handle the increased requirements of the taildragger version.
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